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Muawiyah (Radiyallahu Anhu) and Yazid

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Q: Who is Hazrat Muawiyah (Radiyallahu Anhu)? Is he a Sahabi or enemy of Islam? What about yazid? Did he kill Imam Hussian? My last question is that tell me something about Mr Zakir Naik.

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A: Muaawiyah (Radiyallahu Anhu) was a great Sahaabi of Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam). 

Yazid was not a Sahaabi. According to the Ulama he was instrumental in the killing of Hazrat Husain (Radiyallahu Anhu). 

Refer to http://muftionline.co.za/node/3466

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

 

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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